Hausa Component of SELL (Ilmin Kowa)
SELL HAUSA PROGRAMME, THE JOURNEY SO FAR
The Hausa version of the Sharing Education and Learning for Life Programme is a life transforming programme for the Youths in the North-East and Plateau State of Nigeria. It is rooted in the profound respect and dignity of all persons. The programme trains Hausa speaking young people as Hausa SELL facilitators to reach out to the Hausa speaking communities.
Since inception in 2015, the Hausa version of the programme has made significant impact in the life of the trainees (Hausa facilitators) and the community they belong. The Foundation has so far trained 28 community facilitators who conducting step down activities in their communities.
HAUSA VERSION OF SELL IN KONTAGORA VICARIATE
The SELL programmes have returned to its roots where Fr. Tommy Hayden began the Ilmin Kowa programme; The SELL Resource Team paid an advocacy visit to the Bishop Most. Rev. Bulus Dauwa Yohanna. The Bishop expressed his joy on the visit and promised to support all efforts to reactivate the programme back to its root.
HAUSA SELL IN BAUCHI PRISON
The Hausa SELL programme has been introduced at the Bauchi State Correctional Service. Five correctional service officers were trained by the resource team on trauma consciousness and resilience, the training aimed at supporting the officers with skills and tools of understanding their own trauma and to be able to recognized the trauma which the inmates are facing daily while working with them from the welfare department within the prison facility. Equally the inmates have experienced the SELL programme to help them process their trauma within and outside the correctional service.